Massive Iceberg Breaks Off From Greenland Glacier
Huge Iceberg Poised to Break Off Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier
(Oct 2018) The iceberg that calved from Pine Island Glacier in September 2017, which was 4.5 times the size of Manhattan. The current crack could calve an even larger iceberg. Credit: NASA and USGS A newly disco
Iceberg More Than Five Times the Size of Manhattan Is About to Break Off From Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier
(Oct 2018) Scientists have recently discovered a large rift on West Antartica’s Pine Island Glacier that could result in a massive iceberg breaking away. If it were to break off in one piece, the iceberg
What Causes an Iceberg to Flip?
(Oct 2018) When a chunk breaks away, we say the glacier, shelf or iceberg has calved. After splitting away from the parent, the big icy babies may be irregularly shaped. They tip and roll as gravity pulls most o
Massive rock-like mass found during high-rise excavation in Fargo
(Oct 2018) A “dropstone” is an unusually large stone that’s dropped by some natural means, say being blown out of a volcano or carried by a melting iceberg, and becomes embedded in the ground. Donald Schwert, a
Toronto’s sailing toward a fiscal iceberg — so why aren’t mayoral frontrunners talking about it?
(Oct 2018) In late 2015, staff in the finance office at Toronto City Hall — usually not much for illustration — started using a visual aid in their budget presentations to politicians: a picture of a giant icebe
THE BREXIT ICEBERG: SOLVING THE IRISH BORDER QUESTION
(Oct 2018) This opens huge possibilities for governments who need regulatory systems to control the movement of people and goods; but also want to submerge the border check iceberg to the point of virtual invisi
A mystery unearthed in downtown Fargo: Massive rock-like mass found during high-rise excavation
(Oct 2018) A “dropstone” is an unusually large stone that’s dropped by some natural means, say being blown out of a volcano or carried by a melting iceberg, and becomes embedded in the ground.